Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve. I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
Leadership Lessons from Your Dog: Be Doggedly Determined
Ok, I admit, I’m a dog person, so I love these articles. But this one has some good points for us to remember about leadership with our teams and also leadership in training. Employee training isn’t easy, and having the focus and determination of a motivated pup can give you the edge. Read more.
Reduce the Cost of Training Employees with These Simple Techniques
As L&D professionals, we are constantly asked to do more with less, but fortunately, commonly available technology can make that possible. This article outlines several ways to offer your content more cost-effectively and incorporate new content without big investments. Read more.
How to Determine Whether Training is Your Best Solution
It happens all the time – leadership wants a new training program and hands you the order to create it. But is training the right answer to the problem? This article offers a 6-step process you can go through with management to make sure they’re spending your resources wisely. Read more.
Stress and Learning
If you haven’t thought about how stress impacts your training program, read this article. It reminds us that outside stress doesn’t get left at the classroom door, and learning can introduce a stress of its own kind. The first step to helping your learners? Become more aware of your own reactions to stress. Read more.
31 Ways to Help Employees Handle Change
Change is a part of learning – and business – and life. As your organization’s development leader, you’re in the perfect position to help your team adapt and grow with change rather than fight it. Read more.
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